Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers (born Billy Don Moyers, June 5, 1934) is an American journalist and political commentator. Under the Johnson administration he served from 1965 to 1967 as the eleventh White House Press Secretary. He was a director of the Council on Foreign Relations, from 1967 to 1974. He also worked as a network TV news commentator for ten years. Moyers has been extensively involved with public broadcasting, producing documentaries and news journal programs, and has won numerous awards and honorary degrees for his investigative journalism and civic activities. He has become well known as a trenchant critic of the corporately structured U.S. news media.

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Bill Moyers
11th White House Press Secretary
In office
July 8, 1965  February 1, 1967
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byGeorge Reedy
Succeeded byGeorge Christian
Personal details
Billy Don Moyers

(1934-06-05) June 5, 1934 (age 88)
Hugo, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Judith Suzanne Davidson
(m. 1954)